Acupuncture and Moxibustion Theories of Zhang Ji

Abstract

This paper introduces the clinical experiences on acupuncture and moxibustion of Zhang Zhongjing, who was regarded as “medical Saint” of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He gave indications for acupuncture and moxibustion, developed robbing fire or inversing fire acupuncture principles to treat febrile diseases. His theories on acupuncture and moxibustion are precious and could be reference in clinical practice.

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Y. Chen, Y. Le and J. Wei, "Acupuncture and Moxibustion Theories of Zhang Ji," Chinese Medicine, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2012, pp. 124-127. doi: 10.4236/cm.2012.33020.

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